Retail

Buildings for retail purposes such as shops, department stores or retail markets are included in this section.


Winvic steps up safety with Biosite’s smart fingerprint security

Published 26 September 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Biosite fingerprint security is being used with very positive results by Winvic Construction Ltd on its Wide Lane project in Southampton.

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Roadbridge praised for innovative practice on Ireland’s first ever Center Parcs holiday village

Published 11 May 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Roadbridge praised for innovative practice on Ireland’s first ever Center Parcs holiday village

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BCEGI is creating “a truly unique and special neighbourhood” at £700m Middlewood Locks

Published 28 February 2018 | Written by Content Writer

BCEGI is creating “a truly unique and special neighbourhood” at £700m Middlewood Locks

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Geoffrey Osborne’s New Theatre and Recital Hall for the Royal Academy of Music

Published 31 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Considerate construction takes centre stage at Geoffrey Osborne’s New Theatre and Recital Hall for the Royal Academy of Music

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Award-winning best practice at McGee Group’s One Nine Elms project – two luxury skyscrapers spanning 56 and 47 storeys over London

Published 31 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

McGee is a specialist subcontractor and main contractor providing a broad spectrum of construction, decontamination, demolition and civil engineering services. For its One Nine Elms project, McGee was appointed by Dalian Wanda for the demolition of the existing Market Towers buildings, with works beginning in May 2014 and completing by April 2015. This work led to the company receiving a…

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Considerately constructing Zurich’s new corporate headquarters on the Isle of Man – Dandara Contracting Ltd

Published 18 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

Isle of Man-based contractor Dandara Contracting Ltd has been praised by the Scheme for the exceptional levels of consideration demonstrated on this project. The building is a new offshore corporate headquarters for global insurance company Zurich International, which was moving from its former premises in the capital, Douglas, to a new business park on the outskirts of the town. Outlining…

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Heron Bros Ltd receives exceptional scores for its Forthriver Innovation Factory project

Published 12 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

The £9m Innovation Factory in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, provides 55,000 square feet of flexible workspace set over four floors on the site of the former Mackie & Sons engineering factory. The Innovation Factory will be a dynamic, flexible and entrepreneurial hub for start-up businesses and expanding firms specialising in innovation, research, development and other creative solutions. The floors are…

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VINCI Construction UK’s Liberty Point project

Published 12 January 2018 | Written by Content Writer

VINCI’s exciting development involves the conversion of three high-rise office blocks to form 240 units of student accommodation, a reception area and gymnasium in Southampton. Outlining the project and its unique challenges, Construction Manager Refiq Latif said: “This project here at Liberty Point consists of the refurbishment of a previous British Gas building into new halls of residence for students….

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Sensitively modernising Ashton’s historic 700-year-old market – Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Published 8 November 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Ashton Market Square in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire is rich in history and holds a special place in the hearts of the community and traders alike. This considerate modernisation is being carried out by Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (MBC). Outlining the project, which has received  recognition for safety innovation, Environmental Services Manager Ian Evans said: “There has been a market in Ashton…

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A golden example of considerate refurbishment – Midas Construction Ltd’s Pydar House project

Published 25 October 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Pydar House is a 1980s five-storey office building in the centre of Truro which required modernisation while being partly occupied. Purchased by Cornwall Council from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), the building is located in a busy area, bounded on three sides by a public highway and neighbouring properties. These include Truro Police Station, Cornwall Crown…

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A truly considerate community project – Willmott Dixon graduate volunteers refurbish Age UK centre

Published 23 August 2017 | Written by Content Writer

The two-week refurbishment and makeover of Age UK’s Healthy Living Centre in Bermondsey, South London, was part of Willmott Dixon Interiors’ graduate trainee challenge. All of the work at the centre in Southwark Park Road, including new floors, walls, a kitchen and new salon was carried out entirely by 18 trainee volunteers as part of the annual challenge. Graduate Trainee,…

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Willmott Dixon Construction Ltd’s Centenary Quay development in Southampton

Published 12 July 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Safety was a firm priority for Willmott Dixon at its Centenary Quay Phase 3 project in Woolston, Southampton – a mixed use retail and residential development situated in the historic ship building yards alongside the River Itchen. Willmott Dixon’s Centenary Quay project involved the construction of a supermarket and 180-residential unit on behalf of client Crest Nicholson Operations Limited. The contractor…

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Lofty ambitions for the London City Island project – Ballymore Properties Ltd

Published 1 June 2017 | Written by Content Writer

London City Island is located on what was formerly known as the Leamouth Peninsula in Canning Town, East London. Describing the development, Project Manager Joseph Cullen said: “This exciting scheme consists of 1706 new apartments which are a mix of private and social. The Considerate Constructors Scheme has given our team a combined goal – while enveloping CCS principles – of…

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MCS Build’s construction of a BMW showroom is commended for its innovation

Published 26 April 2017 | Written by Content Writer

Specialist contractor MCS Build Ltd’s Sytner BMW Tamworth has been highly praised for its innovative literacy and numeracy workshops and first aid training. Based in Warwickshire, MCS Group Ltd is a building contractors specialising in the motor, retail, commercial, industrial, residential and educational sectors. The new BMW car dealership in Tamworth adds another flagship facility to the Sytner Group’s UK…

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Considerately transforming the Olympic Stadium – Balfour Beatty

Published 7 February 2017 | Written by Content Writer

The 2012 London Olympic Stadium has been transformed post-games for a wide range of uses for future generations, including the venue for West Ham United Football Club, and Balfour Beatty was contracted to lead this £200 million conversion. For this exciting project, components have been added, recycled and enhanced to create a world-class venue that sets a new standard for sustainable…

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